If you're a type 2 and on insulin, this is the place for you! Come in and discuss issues we deal with every day, like types of insulin, carb counting, insulin/carb ratios, pens, needles, pumps, and much more.
Please note if you have a diagnosis of LADA (sometimes called type 1.5), there is a LADA group at: http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/lada_diabetics
If you have MODY, here's a group just for you http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/monogenic-diabetes-aka-mody
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I use an insulin pump to control my T2 and I very pleased with it. If you are considering a pump here is an article from an endocrinologist point of view.…Continue
I am very insulin resistant and currenly use about 145u Levemir/day and total of 70u humolog/day before mealsI am currently getting worked up for a pump and have been told that my insulin use will decrease once I get stable on the pump...Just…Continue
Hi everyone. I want to see if any of you might have some similar experiences as me, and if so, see if you have any recommendations.I've been diagnosed for over 11 years now, have used insulin for the past 4-5 years, and just went on the pump with…Continue
What would you like for someone just starting insulin to know, what is your best advice.My best advice....Take a deep breath, you will be OK. Don't beat yourself up you have not failed, insulin is a powerful tool that will help you to win.Continue
Hi everyone,First off, I've been quietly reading the posts here, and learning from all of you, so thank you for helping me feel like I'm not alone on this journey!Just wondering how long it has taken some of you to find that right mix of meds to get…Continue
How many in this group are on Multiple Daily Injections. I would be interested in knowing the experiences of others. Like how long did it take for you to get to this point? Do you wish you had started MDI sooner? How good is your control and have…Continue
Two questions: 1) Has anybody here not felt well on Levemir? Maybe because I have been so overwhelmed of late but I just didn't feel well, very sleepy and weak. The worst was an utter inability to eat usually at dinner, my appetite was so…Continue
I'm a new insulin user and have been working with my doctor to adjust the dose. Last week I lost hearing in my left ear and the next day had vertigo and nausea. After a visit to PCP, ER, and otolaryngolist, I have a tentative diagnosis of Meniere's…Continue